The largest budget airline in Europe Ryanair will launch service for lodging reservations, said in a statement on its website.
The project, which was called Room Ryanair, will launch on 1 October on the platform of the website of the airline. The developers promise “a wide variety of hotels, hostels, hotels in the format of “bed and breakfast”, villas and residential apartments at the lowest price”.
“More and more clients demand from Ryanair other products – not flying. And we believe that Ryanair is getting Amazon to air travel,” he said, according to the report, the company’s CEO Kenny Jacobs. In conversation c to Reuters, he noted that Ryanair plans to charge accommodation providers a Commission of up to 10%, while “other online aggregators” in this area charge 20%.
The Agency, citing data from the company Tripping.com reports that the airline’s competitors in the field of accommodation booking will be Airbnb, Homeaway, Tripadvisor and booking.com. Currently, each of them occupies 25% of the market.
Ryanair is the largest airline in Europe by passenger numbers. Last year, her flight flew 106 million people.